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R.O.C.K. is celebrating 25 years of service in the San Francisco community! This newsletter takes a look back at where R.O.C.K. started and gives a sneak peek at what’s in store for our 25th year. Stay up-to-date with R.O.C.K.’s latest events and happenings by following us...

Behind the Scenes of Stories that R.O.C.K. A look at the series from behind the camera By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator When Curt, our Executive Director, asked for my thoughts on doing some type of campaign showcasing R.O.C.K.’s impact on the lives of past participants and...

The Early Years of R.O.C.K. An interview with the visionary behind Real Options for City Kids, Michelle Groe By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator I recently had the opportunity to ask R.O.C.K.’s founder, Michelle Groe, some questions about the early years of Real Options for City Kids....

25 Years of R.O.C.K.: Real Options for City Kids Celebrates its 25th Anniversary September 2019 marks R.O.C.K.’s 25th year of service in San Francisco, and we’ve got some exciting events in store! By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator The Lion King. Justin Bieber. Reel 2 Real’s hit...

On August 25, 2019, KCBS featured R.O.C.K. throughout the day in celebration of their 25th year of serving children in Visitacion Valley.  Included in segments are Curt Yagi, Executive Director and Faaofia Vaimaona. Listen to the segments....

Curt Yagi - R.O.C.K. n' Roll Vibes From GivBK podcast My guest today is the Executive Director of Real Options for City Kids in San Francisco’s Visitation Valley, the 2008 Best of the Bay Singer Songwriter, and RAW San Francisco’s Musician of the Year. The GivBk Gang is...

Passion, Partnerships and Purpose In this newsletter, read about some of R.O.C.K.’s unique endeavors that rely on passionate volunteers and staff, supportive partnerships, and mission-driven purpose. Stay up-to-date with R.O.C.K.’s latest events and happenings by following us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Read the full newsletter...

Go for Good: The Ultimate Team-Building Experience R.O.C.K. and The Go Game partner to create a one-of-a-kind corporate team-building experience that brings real impact to our community. By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator On Friday, June 14, 2019, dozens of corporate teams will turn on their automatic...

R.O.C.K. + Jakroo: A Winning Partnership Taking on the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon in Style By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator If you’re not familiar with the world-renowned Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, here’s a teaser for you: The 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon features a 1.5-mile swim in...

The Lil’ Kid Camp Experience A behind-the-scenes account, courtesy of R.O.C.K.’s Elementary School Coordinator and summer camp enthusiast, Adrianna Romero By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator Lil’ Kid Camp is just around the corner, and all of us at R.O.C.K. are excited for this summer favorite.  In...